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Privacy concerns over how Facebook, Inc. uses “cookies” have led both Germany and Ireland to wage new battles against the social networking giant. “Cookies” are “small pieces of data in a person’s Web browser that record browsing behavior.”  Privacy officials in Germany and Ireland allege that the cookies Facebook [...]

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Peek-A-Boo, I Seeeeeeee You . . .

On August 24, 2010 By Chris Lantz

Google Street View is an amazing new technology. I’ve used it countless times when I prepare to visit a place I have never been. I just jump on Google Maps and find, for example, the metro stop where I’ll arrive, and then just “Street View” my way to the building I’m trying to find. This [...]

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Monday Morning JETLawg

On August 16, 2010 By JETLaw

In the news…

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office rejects Jersey Shore star Snooki’s application to trademark her nickname.

Screen Actors Guild reaches tentative settlement of the class action lawsuit accusing it of withholding millions of dollars of overseas distribution revenues from members.

Allbritton Communications seeks to throw up roadblock to [...]

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Monday Morning JETLawg…

On June 28, 2010 By JETLaw

In the news…

Federal court finds senatorial candidate Charles DeVore’s political campaign advertisements utilizing Don Henley’s music are not Fair Use.

Congress has driven a stake through the heart of movie box office futures trading — banning the practice.

Federal Trade Commission settles with Twitter in privacy case.

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Oh, Mama, Can This Really Be the End (of Litigation)?

On January 22, 2009 By JETLaw

The European Court of Justice, the continent’s highest court, held on Tuesday that Sony Music Entertainment may claim the rights to three of Bob Dylan’s earliest albums: The Times They Are A-Changin’, Highway 61 Revisted, and Bringin’ It All Back Home. A German record label [...]

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